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this one here. firefighters pumped water out of this flooded redwood city apartment complex. >> it was up to a foot deep before we got here. we were able to pump it out. >> reporter: they got the water out before it could cause any damage to the interior of the building. the heavy rain kept this crew moving from one trouble spot to another. >> it's been very busy today. a lot of freeway accidents. >> reporter: a pg&e crew was sent to help restore power, but they needed help themselves after a large oak tree fell on top of their truck. it happened friday night on stevens canyon road. no one was hurt, since the workers were working away from the truck. >> it was bad luck, really, but the drivers said it's the second time it happened to them, so you kind of do feel it's a big dangerous. when it does storm up here, you think a tree is gonna come through your house any second, so it can get scary. >> reporter: james decided to trim the trees around his house after this one fell on his driveway today. but he says that's part of living in the mountains. >> it's really not that bad. everybody has
low but it is higher than 2011. >>> not all cities are seeing an increase. richmonday richmond is no longer on the most dangerous -- richmond is no longer on the most dangerous list. it is a drop, 45%. it is the lowest number people have seen since 2001. big credit can be given to the police department extra officers, they went from 40 to 190 officers in recent years. >>> well, a developing story tonight. secretary of state hilary rodham clinton is in a new york hospital being treated for a blood clot. doctors say the clot is a result of a concussion that she suffered several weeks ago when she fainted and she hit her head while battling a stomach virus. it forced her to delay the testimony about the attack in libya. she steps down next month. the most traveled secretary of state in history. she has visited 112 countries while on the job. >>> the clock is ticking. in less than 24 hours everyone's taxes will go up unless congress hammers out the deal. lawmakers went home route an agreement of negotiations, randall? >> reporter: went home but they will be back tomorrow, we hope.
and mantle in the city's bayview neighborhood trying to figure out what happened. the man and woman were alive but unconscious and their injuries are life threatening. there are no suspect descriptions and no motive yet for what happened. >>> a vallejo radio station is off the air again. it's not the first time the community station has been trashed by vandals. as cbs5's don knapp reports, the station owner has his suspicions about the reason why. >> we got a lot more artists coming up next. >> reporter: disc jockey katherine knots plays her radio station over the internet because the vandals cut the wires at the base of the small station's tower. >> they took some pretty expensive equipment. it's going to take us a while to get back up. this is the third time this year we've been sabotaged. >> reporter: what is it david martin's station is doing? >> i know it's not our content. we are a community radio station and play independent music and talk about local events and the second phase is to bolster nonprofits. we're talking about things that happen in vallejo. >> reporter: these imag
from daly city westlake neighborhood this morning. some places higher up, 80 miles an hour. for the most part drivers were facing puddles. as we showed you earlier, potholes. this is the scene in walnut creek. major ponding causing hazards and extra gripping. where it was not water it was strong wind causing problems. this broken power poll in san francisco's sunset district left 8500 people without electricity. it was just one of many areas where trees or power polls brought down electrical lines. >> the latest numbers on outages show a total of 4200 homes without power. 1400 are in the north bay. 900 in the east bay. just under 1200 in the south bay. 700 on the peninsula and just 60 p in san francisco. -- just 60 in san francisco. then the rain ended and it was sunny all afternoon. this is another worry for the coming days as we begin to dry out. the ground is now heavy from all of the water. let's check in with our meteorologist to check on the rain. >> a lot of rainfall that we are talking about. first storm total i am going toy show you, 10.2 inches in napa county. ken
target, the damascus international airport, about 12 miles southeast of the city. heavy bombardments reported today in the surrounding area. rebel leaders called the airport a legitimate target and gave a stark warning to the regime and outside travelers to avoid it at all costs. fighting near the airport forced the suspension of commercial flights this week. some airlines have already stopped altogether. a rebel takeover of the airport would also cut off weapons supplies to allies like iran. >> it has the country's longest runways. it's from that location that jets from iran land. they're carrying a lot of sophisticated weapons, so knocking that location out, taking it over and holding it, would allow the rebels to begin their push toward damascus, without the threat of resupply. >> reporter: that makes it far too valuable to forces loyal to bashar alsad. >> in egypt president mohamed morsi has canceled the decree that sparked huge protests by giving him sweeping powers. but protesters in care row's tahrir square aren't impressed. they say a referendum on the new constitution would
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. in sanoma county. it took down trees, too. one block. the city crews were on the scene quickly to cleanup the mess and get the road open. >> and driving was treacherous at the height of the storm. many accidents, spin outs, an overturned car. that is on 101 near airport boulevard where the water was deep and it caught drivers off guard. no word on injuries here, either. >> the great highway in san francisco is closed again between lincoln and sloth. the ocean tides, heavy rain and shifting sand. all conspiring to close the southbound lanes. one northbound lane closed as well. much of the day had people along the river watching the river rise. cbs 5 is on the preparations that are all too familiar to the locals. >> from swollen creeks to flooded lots. the couldn't sedealing with the repper cautions of the latest -- -- issues. >> they own this park and they maintain it. >> we tried sandbagging in the past. it is fruitless. >> willow creek topped its banks this morning. >> we have to come in and shovel it out and replant the grass and cleanup the bathrooms, a huge job. >> reporter: a few m
as we can to prepare. >> reporter: there's also a weather alert on the city website. officials will keep residents and merchants updated if water levels continue to rise. let's take a quick look at the creek. you can see it's pretty low at this point, only at about four feet. it floods at 13, but the rain is back. we are getting drenched out here. more rain tonight through tomorrow. >> thanks, elisa. >>> a rough day for holiday travelers on one of the busiest days of the year. the weather did cause long delays. earlier, some flights were running more than three hours behind schedule. but tonight, arriving flights are only 20 to 30 minutes late. conditions tomorrow could make a mess of schedules again, though. keeping of a mess, people on the road are dealing with their own travel woes today. heavy snow and ice combined to create accidents and spinouts. cbs reporter holly has been experiencing the conditions first hand. >> reporter: interstate 80, covered in snow and ice, made more dangerous and slow driving conditions heading up the mountain. most of these drivers are on their way to a h
and redwood city. if you're doing any traveling -- we know a lot of folks are heading out of town for the holidays. right now, northern california looks pretty dry. no chain requirements on interstate 80 or highway 50. yosemite could get hit with snow with only a high of 39 there. otherwise sacramento, a high of 51. we are keeping that chance of rain in the forecast on monday. once again, if you've got new year's eve plans, it shouldn't be bad. if we get any rain at all, it will be light. and then on tuesday, it looks clear, mostly sunny skies. wednesday night, into thursday morning, once again we're looking at a little bit of unsettled weather. we could get wet once again friday night into saturday morning. i'll show you the forecast from fireworks. new year's eve, partly cloudy and cool. by midnight, 48 degrees in san francisco. but right now, it looks like it's going to be a pretty good viewing weather. >>> if this little puppy right here could talk, she'd tell you her story is nothing short of a christmas miracle. meet eve, a five-pound chihuahua mix. eve is getting a new leas
in both cities held previously planned gun buybacks where gun owners exchange weapons for cash. the turnout was unprecedented. people began lining up four hours before it began, the line stretching for blocks. everyone came to exchange their firearms $200 cash for each working gun. for a lot of people, connecticut was very much on their mind. >> it puts gun violence in a whole different perspective and makes everything real. >> get guns off the street to our grandkids can't get these and go out and kill somebody. >> just as cars were lining up for the buyback, gunfire hit four people a few blocks away at international and 85th in broad daylight at 7:30 a.m. >>> also, a long line in san francisco today, a community group, to get the word out about the gun buyback program. so many people responded that they ran out of money and had to give out iou's. >> the recent events spurred something i've been thinking about for a long time. my family's personal destiny was really stolen by guns in their lifetime, my grandmother and my grandfather. and i don't want my grandchildren to go thr
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